The Sun Behind The Clouds Gives A Voice To Tibetan Dissidents

Wharton, Billy

Publisher:  Countercurrents
Date Written:  07/04/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11756

Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam's The Sun Behind the Clouds is the latest offering in a long line of documentaries about Tibet. The distinctiveness of this edition derives from its willingness to portray the internal debates of the Tibetan movement and in the movie's attempts to give voice to Tibetans living in Tibet. These features moved the film from a typical propaganda piece about the oppression faced under the brutal grip of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to a serious examination of resistance strategies in Tibet and in its influential Diaspora.

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